Policy & Funding

Metro wins Clean Air Hero award from SCAQMD

A nice nod for an important program at Metro that seeks to conserve electricity, water and fuel, among other environmental-friendly practices. The news release from the South Coast Air Quality Management District is below. Above please find Metro’s latest annual sustainability report, which includes a lot of interesting tidbits, statistics and [continue reading]

Metro Board meeting roundup

Below are some of the most interesting actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their monthly meeting held Thursday. The full agenda is above. As we also noted earlier on Twitter, Metro CEO Phil Washington congratulated the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority on reaching “substantial completion” of the [continue reading]

Metro reaches $1 million milestone in grants to small businesses impacted by rail construction

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9yIOCqxTt0] Here’s the press release from Metro: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Business Interruption Fund (BIF) pilot project has exceeded the $1 million mark in the award of 62 grants to “mom & pop” businesses directly impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. BIF began operations [continue reading]